Research 2014 Buick Encore specs for the trims available. Choose the desired trim / style from the dropdown list to see the corresponding specs.



Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.6 x 0.5
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel
Brake Type Pwr
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.8 x 1.0

Cargo Area Dimensions

Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³) - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³) 18.80
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³) 48.40
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) - TBD -
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in) - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in) - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in) - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in) - TBD -

Cooling System

Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 6.9


Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 130
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD -


Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year 5.2
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score


Engine Type Turbocharged I4
Fuel System Electronic fuel injection
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 138 @ 4900
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 148 @ 1850
Engine Order Code LUV
Displacement 1.4/83

Exterior Dimensions

Height, Overall (in) 65.20
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 69.90
Length, Overall (in) 168.40
Wheelbase (in) 100.60
Min Ground Clearance (in) 6.20
Rear Door Opening Height (in) - TBD -
Rear Door Opening Width (in) - TBD -
Liftover Height (in) - TBD -
Track Width, Rear (in) 60.60
Track Width, Front (in) 60.60

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 14.0

Interior Dimensions

Second Head Room (in) 38.80
Front Hip Room (in) 51.70
Front Shoulder Room (in) 54.10
Front Leg Room (in) 40.80
Front Head Room (in) 39.60
Second Leg Room (in) 35.70
Second Shoulder Room (in) 52.50
Passenger Volume (ft³) 92.8
Passenger Capacity 5
Second Hip Room (in) 50.10


EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 33
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 25
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG) 28


Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 36.7
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 16.0
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.72
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) N/A


Vehicle Name Buick Encore
Body Style Sport Utility Vehicle


Suspension Type - Front Independent MacPherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) N/A
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) N/A
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs
Suspension Type - Rear Torsion Beam


Rear Tire Order Code RAK
Spare Tire Size Compact
Rear Tire Size P215/55R18
Front Tire Size P215/55R18
Spare Tire Order Code RVZ
Front Tire Order Code RAK


Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)


Trans Description Cont. Automatic
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.53
Clutch Size (in)
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.94
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.75
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.45
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.91
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.96
First Gear Ratio (:1) 4.58
Trans Description Cont. Again
Trans Type 6
Trans Order Code MH8


EPA Classification 2WD Sport Utility Vehicle

Weight Information

Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3190


Rear Wheel Size (in) 18 x 7.0
Spare Wheel Size (in) 16"
Front Wheel Material Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material Steel
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum
Front Wheel Size (in) 18 x 7.0

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